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I have no criminal record but was recently admitted

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I have no criminal record but was recently admitted voluntarily for 3 days of detox for excessive drinking. Can i still own my handguns. Can i apply for a concealed carry permitt. I have no prior history of drug or alcohol abuse. Do not drink now or have any intention of ever drinking again. I am 63 years old and in good health
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  N Cal Atty replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your questions.

The answers are Yes to both. Federal law does not prevent you from owning firearms unless you were involuntarily committed to a mental facility, and the Utah law on getting a concealed carry permit is the same, see

http://bci.utah.gov/concealed-firearm/how-do-i-apply-for-a-concealed-firearm-permit/

I hope this information is helpful.